EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus'(LIBEAS)

Distribution details in Cuba

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2009: Present, widespread
From CABI Disease map 766 (2012): Present, widespread
EPPO Reporting Service (2008/161) : first detection in a small number of citrus trees, however symptoms are observed accross the country.

Luis et al. (2009) confirmed that the disease is widespread in Cuba, and has a high incidence.
* Luis M, Collazo C, Llauger R, Blanco E, Pena I, Lopez D, Gonzalez C, Casin JC, Batista L, Kitajima E, Tanaka FAO, Salaroli RB,Teixeira Dc, Martins EC, Bové JM (2009) Occurrence of citrus huanglongbing in Cuba and association of the disease with Candidatus liberibacter asiaticus. Journal of Plant Pathology 91(3), 709-712.

* Martínez Y, Llauger R, Batista L, Luis M, Iglesia A, Collazo C, Peña I, Casín JC, Cueto J, Tablada LM (2009) First report of Candidatus ‘Liberibacter asiaticus’ associated with Huanglongbing in Cuba. Plant Pathology 58(2), p 389.